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Test Parameters

When recording a UI test, Screenster can extract and store the base URL and keyboard input as editable parameters. The platform will suggest extracting parameters after you’ve recorded the test draft
Visual UI testing: extract test parameters pop-up

The platform will suggest autogenerated parameter names which you can edit.

Parameter syntax

The default parameter syntax that Screenster uses is ${param}. Here are several examples of of default parameter names:

  • ${url}
  • ${input#Contactform-control}
  • ${textareaform-control}

Manual parameterisation

If necessary, you can extract parameters from a recorded test. To do this, click on the gear icon and select Parameters from the drop-down menu:

Visual UI testing: manually extract parameters

Accessing parameters from project menu

You can access and edit test parameters on the project level. To do this, click on the Parameters link in the project menu:


You can also visit the Release History page to check what’s new and what has been improved in your current Screenster version.

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